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Asymmetry

A lack of equivalence between two things, such as the unequal tax treatment of interest expense and dividend payments.

Asymmetry

A lack of equality between two things. For example, there may be asymmetry in how two types of income are taxed. Asymmetry may encourage certain business or investment decisions while discouraging others.
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Interestingly, in the contemporary world we may find few examples where even a tougher and stronger opponent may resort to asymmetric warfare tactics in order to match a weaker opponent.
The United States has become increasingly conscious of the fact that, despite its tremendous military power, it remains vulnerable in this new threat environment and its associated asymmetric challenges.
Author in [6] has completely discussed on asymmetric metric spaces.
Contact stress analysis was carried out for two cases of design; higher pressure angle on drive side and Lower pressure angle on drive side for asymmetric bevel gear drives, and stresses were compared in both cases.
In this paper, the authors consider that an asymmetric gear transmission, formed by two gears with asymmetric teeth profiles, with geometric parameters established, represent two gear transmissions with different performances, depending on the profile chosen as active profile (Chira & Banica, 2007).
Thorton does not overlook the relationship among terrorism and asymmetric warfare and strategic communication.
the revolutionary Eagle F1 Asymmetric tyre gives greater control.
Our adversaries know all about our asymmetric advantages and the day we let our guard down is the day they'll try and take them away.
National treatment of exporters of financial services has been particularly difficult to achieve with China (and other Asian economies), perhaps because this is exactly where asymmetric information is most problematical, and therefore favoritism is likely to play the largest role.
Asymmetric warfare, broadly speaking, involves conflicts where comparatively weaker and smaller powers have been able to successfully exploit the vulnerabilities of their more powerful and sophisticated opponents.
20), since this chemical doesn't have an asymmetric carbon and therefore can't exist in "mirror forms.
We present a patient with bilateral asymmetric mucoceles.